Page 5 of the ‘K-1 Fiance Visa’ Category

Here you will find frequently updated information about K-1 Visas and immigrating to the United States to join your fiance. Don’t forget to visit our K1 Visa Overview page if you haven’t already.

06Jul2018

Does Income Matter at the Embassy Phase? Gross or Adjusted Gross?

“Once the USCIS and NVC approves the case, and the case is mailed out to the beneficiary’s local embassy for interview, should the interviewer still look at adjusted gross income or gross income?”

For the fiance visa, absolutely. Because they don’t even look at income until the embassy.

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25Jun2018

Will USCIS or a U.S. Embassy Look at My Social Media?

“I’ve read they passed a bill on where they go into your social media after interview, which would prolong the process, and that’ll effect a lot of K-1 Visas and my fiance is from the Philippines.”

The government has always had that authority to investigate pretty much anything.

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21Jun2018

Does My Fiancé Need a Round-Trip Ticket? (K1 Visa)

“My girlfriend lives in Columbia, and she has a fiancee visa. Does she need to buy a ticket one-way or round trip?”

We actually receive that question quite often. If they do in fact have the fiancee visa, they’ll only need a one-way ticket because they are coming to migrate to the United States and then apply for a lawful permanent resident status (a green card).

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06Jun2018

What is “Extreme Vetting” & How Do I Prepare For It?

New standards are being rolled out that are designed to basically make it harder to immigrate to the US. The process to immigrate has always included a quite extensive vetting process, but these new measures are likely going to make it even harder.

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24May2018

How Do I Get My Indian Fiancé to the US?

“What’s the process for getting my Indian fiancee to the United States?”

If you intend to bring your Indian fiance to the US to marry her, that would be the K1 fiance visa. To qualify, the petitioner must be a U.S. citizen, and you both must be legally free to marry – That means previous marriages, if any, have been terminated by death, divorce or annulment.

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22May2018

Are Dating Sites the Same Thing as Marriage Brokers?

“What would you consider an international marriage broker? I met my fiancee through a dating website.”

It seems like nowadays they’re presuming every dating site is a marriage broker, unless you give them the terms of service or proof that they’re not.

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25Apr2018

What If I Marry Someone Different Than My K1 Petitioner?

“What if I married somebody different than the person who petitioned me for a K1 visa?”

This is not an entirely uncommon situation. In fact, we see this several times a year. Somebody will come here on a fiancee visa and for whatever reason, they don’t get married to that person who petitioned them. Ideally you’re supposed to get married within 90 days or leave.

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04Apr2018

Can I Use Social Security Disability (SSDI) as Income to Sponsor an Alien?

“Do Social Security Disability payments count towards the income requirement when bringing my fiance or spouse to the USA?” Income is income. Regardless of the source of the income, you can still count it and still use it. You must provide proof and evidence of income.

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27Mar2018

Can a 20 Year-Old Child Age Out of a K2 Visa?

Mike asks: “My fiancé and I have just completed the application for k1 visa and we would like to know if her 20 yo daughters age will be frozen for k2 visa while the application is being processed as she will Be 21 December 2018.”

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20Mar2018

How Do I Get My Vietnamese Fiancé to the United States?

The process for this is called the K1 Fiance Visa. To qualify, you the petitioner need to be a U.S. citizen, you both must be legally free to marry, and you must have physically met in person at least once in the last 2 years. Fiance visas are one of RapidVisa’s specialties, and we have a very high success rate.

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